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It’s All About the Money

It's All About the Money

Rebecca Sachs, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2013

Now that college acceptance letters have finally come out, many seniors are finally able to breathe a sigh of relief. However, now that they no longer have to face the fear of rejection, seniors are left to face another issue entirely: how to pay for college. Today, the College Board reports that the...

Old Dominion University Model United Nations Recap

Old Dominion University Model United Nations Recap

Thomas Church and Grace Millerick, Senior Staff Writers

February 22, 2013

“The recipient of this year’s Secretary-General’s Award is…Leonardtown High School!” Applause erupted in the conference hall as seniors Hannah Chi, Hannah Connelly, and Tom Church accepted the award. As if on cue, the LHS participants quoted Mr. Denny, shouting “strength and honor!” Each...

Where is Matt?

Where is Matt?

Grace Millerick and Tom Church, Senior Staff Writers

January 7, 2013

Matt Harding is a traveler, video game designer, and Internet sensation known as “Dancing Matt” for his viral videos that feature him dancing with people from all over the world, in various nations’ major cities. Harding is originally from Westport, Connecticut. He began his video game career...

Let the Hunger Games Begin!

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Rebecca Sachs, Editor-in-Chief

November 25, 2012

On November 9th, 2012, the students of Leonardtown High School held their very own Hunger Games…without the sacrifice, of course! Students from all four grades gathered in the gym on Friday night to compete in all sorts of athletic events, including tug-of-war, soccer, dodgeball, and even can stacking!...

“A Raisin in the Sun”: A Lesson on Diversity

Alex Theriot, Senior Staff Writer

November 1, 2012

Students at Leonardtown High School were treated to a performance of A Raisin in the Sun by the College of Southern Maryland’s theater group. The play captures the struggles of the Younger’s, an African American family making their way through segregated Chicago in the 1950’s. Trouble begins w...

Annual Oyster Festival Creates Excitement in Fairgrounds

Annual Oyster Festival Creates Excitement in Fairgrounds

Tad Greer, Senior Staff Writer

November 1, 2012

There were many events that occurred last weekend that attracted people all across Southern Maryland such as political events for the upcoming election and the open house at World Gym; but none of these events attracted more people than the Oyster Festival. Every year the Oyster Festival is held in Fairgrounds,...

Who Are Leonardtown Seniors Voting For?

Who Are Leonardtown Seniors Voting For?

Rebecca Sachs, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2012

Right now, it’s almost impossible to do anything without seeing something related to the upcoming presidential election. There are advertisements splashed across nearly every website, constant updates on Facebook and Twitter, countless commercials on almost every television station, and signs lining...

So You Want to Go to College…

So You Want to Go to College...

Rebecca Sachs and Grace Millerick, Editor-in-Chief and Senior Staff Writer

October 2, 2012

Are you interested in applying to colleges, but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn about scholarships, recommendation letters, or the SAT? These questions can be answered by Ms. Haverkamp or Mrs. Toombs in the Career Center, located across from the main office in the lobby. Juniors and...

Don’t Rain on My Parade

Don't Rain on My Parade

Alex Theriot, Senior Staff Writer

October 2, 2012

Students from around the county gathered at the Hollywood Firehouse for the annual St. Mary’s College Fair on Tuesday. Seniors and juniors alike questioned representatives from numerous colleges located up and down the east coast. Junior Michelle Wood said “It was great to be able to talk to representatives...

School Supply Drive for Children in India

From left to right: Sarah Fischer, Ishani Guha, Heather Cusic

May 21, 2012

This summer, Leonardtown High school juniors Ishani Guha, Heather Cusic, and Sarah Fischer are taking a trip to India. While there, instead of just using the trip as a chance to relax and vacation, these girls are planning on giving back to the local community. The three students will be hosting a drive...

Envirothon 2012: Leonardtown takes it home again!

Photo Credit: LHS Imprint

April 27, 2012

On April 26th, 2012, three Leonardtown High School teams went to compete in the St. Mary's County 20th annual Envirothon at a local farm and did not dissapoint. In the competition featuring teams from Chopticon, Great Mills, and St. Mary's Ryken, the 'Swamp Donkeys-Eh?', composed of Joanna Lewis, Rachel...

The Truth About Cafeteria Food

Katrina Bennett, Head Editor

February 24, 2012

Stereotypically, the perception of high school cafeteria food isn’t the greatest. Many people seem to assume that just because the food comes from the school cafeteria it’s unappetizing, unhealthy, and a variety of other things. If you are one of those people, one of the many that seem to...

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